Monday, July 23, 2012

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.50 (Platform versions: 2465.82.0) for Chromebooks (Samsung Series 5, Samsung Series 5 550, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This release contains functional, security and stability improvements. Machines will be receiving updates to this version over the next several days.

Highlights of these changes are:

  • We re-designed the App list to work alongside your browser and apps
  • New connection manager
  • New Print UI - please see the blog post for more details
  • You can select your own custom wallpaper
  • Seccomp Flash sandbox
  • Security fixes

Known issues:

  • 137273 Connecting to hidden networks fails when you try to connect to it for the first time
  • 31866 Unable to enable mobile data for locked SIM on y3300 and y3400 modems

  • 136864 Multiple options Disabled in the Certificate Manager.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our
help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Josafat Garcia

Google Chrome

3 comments:

Mashew Cashew said...

How buggy is the beta compared to the Stable channel on ChromeOS?

Thinking of changing channel (Stable to Beta) on my Chromebox, but need it for work purposes.

My Chromebook is on the Dev channel but that's all for play.

Also, when will the Stable update be released? (ChromeOS)

Thanks.

Dragontatt said...

This update is really nice. It fixed many little annoying issues. I like the pop-up for the apps instead of covering up the theme. It also fixed the pop-up window like this one.

Brian G. Fay said...

I miss the Search button bringing up a new tab and am having to retrain myself to use Ctrl-T. I like that the apps are being brought back into the fold, but not in this way.